Period
to 22 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Internet of Things (IoT, Internet of Everything)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 853 901 1131
Rank change year-on-year +48 +230 +109
Permanent jobs citing Internet of Things 338 349 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.45% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 266 309 97
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,250 £36,150
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £76,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +2.00% -4.76%

Internet of Things is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75408 77749 91019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.27% 40.99% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 56603 63777 72865
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet of Things.

Salary trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet of Things over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 313 £50,000 -4.76% 32
UK excluding London +1 201 £45,000 -11.76% 17
London +32 122 £72,500 +20.83% 15
South East +38 67 £50,000 -6.98% 2
East of England -12 47 £42,500 -15.00% 4
North of England +46 43 £40,000 -33.33% 8
North West - 24 £38,750 - 8
Yorkshire +27 19 £40,000 -33.33%
Midlands +21 17 £45,000 -10.00% 2
South West -25 15 £53,750 +7.50% 1
West Midlands -1 13 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Scotland -11 10 £40,000 -
East Midlands +44 4 £35,000 +30.11% 1
Wales - 1 £52,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing Internet of Things also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 314 (92.90%) Internet
2 119 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (23.08%) Degree
4 75 (22.19%) Big Data
5 74 (21.89%) Java
6 62 (18.34%) Linux
7 61 (18.05%) Amazon AWS
8 58 (17.16%) JavaScript
9 51 (15.09%) Python
9 51 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 51 (15.09%) Software Engineering
10 48 (14.20%) C++
11 47 (13.91%) MongoDB
12 46 (13.61%) TDD
13 45 (13.31%) NoSQL
14 43 (12.72%) Docker
15 42 (12.43%) Computer Science
15 42 (12.43%) Finance
15 42 (12.43%) Scrum
16 41 (12.13%) Cloud Computing
17 38 (11.24%) Git (software)
17 38 (11.24%) C
17 38 (11.24%) Analytics
18 36 (10.65%) OO
18 36 (10.65%) Wireless
19 34 (10.06%) Retail
19 34 (10.06%) JSON
19 34 (10.06%) DevOps
20 32 (9.47%) Test Automation
21 31 (9.17%) TOGAF

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.37%) nginx
3 6 (1.78%) Confluence
3 6 (1.78%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.48%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.18%) CMS
5 4 (1.18%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.89%) IIS
6 3 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.59%) JBoss
8 1 (0.30%) Apache
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.30%) Drupal
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.30%) SAS
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.48%) InVision
2 4 (1.18%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.89%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (0.89%) SAP CRM
1 3 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 61 (18.05%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (12.13%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (5.62%) PaaS
5 14 (4.14%) GitHub
6 13 (3.85%) IaaS
7 8 (2.37%) OpenShift
8 6 (1.78%) Office 365
9 5 (1.48%) Bluemix
9 5 (1.48%) Force.com
9 5 (1.48%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (1.48%) SaaS
10 3 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.89%) Serverless
11 2 (0.59%) npm
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.30%) Boomi
12 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 314 (92.90%) Internet
2 36 (10.65%) Wireless
3 20 (5.92%) Ethernet
4 17 (5.03%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (4.73%) MQTT
6 14 (4.14%) AMQP
6 14 (4.14%) LTE
7 12 (3.55%) BGP
7 12 (3.55%) Radio Access Network
8 11 (3.25%) IPv4
8 11 (3.25%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.66%) IPv6
9 9 (2.66%) ZigBee
10 8 (2.37%) Bluetooth
11 7 (2.07%) 4G
11 7 (2.07%) Firewall
11 7 (2.07%) LAN
11 7 (2.07%) RS-232
11 7 (2.07%) Unified Communications
12 6 (1.78%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (22.19%) Big Data
2 47 (13.91%) MongoDB
3 45 (13.31%) NoSQL
4 24 (7.10%) MySQL
5 17 (5.03%) SQL Server
6 12 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (3.25%) Redis
7 11 (3.25%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.96%) HBase
9 8 (2.37%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.07%) Blockchain
10 7 (2.07%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.89%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.89%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.89%) SQLite
13 2 (0.59%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 38 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.85%) JIRA
3 12 (3.55%) Bitbucket
4 11 (3.25%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.96%) JBehave
5 10 (2.96%) Maven
5 10 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.37%) Cucumber
6 8 (2.37%) Jasmine
6 8 (2.37%) MSTest
6 8 (2.37%) NUnit
6 8 (2.37%) PhpStorm
6 8 (2.37%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.07%) Microsoft Blend
7 7 (2.07%) MSI
7 7 (2.07%) NuGet
7 7 (2.07%) Selenium
7 7 (2.07%) WiX
8 6 (1.78%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.48%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (12.43%) Finance
2 34 (10.06%) Retail
3 27 (7.99%) Electronics
4 24 (7.10%) Marketing
5 21 (6.21%) Telecoms
6 18 (5.33%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.66%) Games
8 6 (1.78%) Billing
9 4 (1.18%) Advertising
10 3 (0.89%) Banking
10 3 (0.89%) French Language
10 3 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.89%) Local Government
11 2 (0.59%) Automotive
12 1 (0.30%) German Language
12 1 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.30%) Legal
12 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (30.47%) Developer
2 63 (18.64%) Architect
3 38 (11.24%) Java Developer
4 25 (7.40%) Consultant
5 23 (6.80%) Software Engineer
6 21 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (5.33%) Software Developer
7 18 (5.33%) Systems Architect
8 17 (5.03%) .NET Developer
9 15 (4.44%) C# Developer
10 13 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (3.85%) Senior Developer
11 12 (3.55%) Analyst
11 12 (3.55%) Designer
12 11 (3.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 11 (3.25%) Embedded Engineer
12 11 (3.25%) Graduate
12 11 (3.25%) Tester
13 10 (2.96%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.06%) JSON
2 25 (7.40%) HTML
2 25 (7.40%) Web Services
3 24 (7.10%) AngularJS
4 23 (6.80%) .NET
4 23 (6.80%) CSS
4 23 (6.80%) Node.js
5 17 (5.03%) REST
6 16 (4.73%) XML
7 15 (4.44%) HTML5
7 15 (4.44%) React
7 15 (4.44%) Spring
8 13 (3.85%) XMPP
9 12 (3.55%) jQuery
10 9 (2.66%) CSS3
10 9 (2.66%) Drools
11 8 (2.37%) XSD
12 7 (2.07%) ASP.NET
12 7 (2.07%) COM
12 7 (2.07%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.43%) Computer Science
2 31 (9.17%) User Experience
3 26 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.10%) Smart Home
5 19 (5.62%) Digital Media
6 18 (5.33%) Data Structures
6 18 (5.33%) Machine to Machine
6 18 (5.33%) Management Information System
7 17 (5.03%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (4.44%) Mobile App
9 14 (4.14%) Smart Energy
10 12 (3.55%) Algorithms
10 12 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (3.25%) Robotics
12 10 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (2.66%) Industrial Internet of Things
13 9 (2.66%) Smartphone
14 8 (2.37%) Data Centre
15 7 (2.07%) Cloud Native
16 6 (1.78%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 62 (18.34%) Linux
2 28 (8.28%) Windows
3 14 (4.14%) Unix
4 7 (2.07%) Mac OS
4 7 (2.07%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 6 (1.78%) Android
6 5 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (1.18%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.89%) CentOS
8 3 (0.89%) Fedora
8 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.59%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (15.09%) Software Engineering
3 46 (13.61%) TDD
4 42 (12.43%) Scrum
5 38 (11.24%) Analytics
6 36 (10.65%) OO
7 34 (10.06%) DevOps
8 32 (9.47%) Test Automation
9 31 (9.17%) TOGAF
10 30 (8.88%) Project Management
11 28 (8.28%) Open Source
12 27 (7.99%) E-Commerce
12 27 (7.99%) Multithreading
13 23 (6.80%) Data Analytics
14 22 (6.51%) MVC
15 21 (6.21%) CRM
16 20 (5.92%) Unit Testing
17 19 (5.62%) BDD
17 19 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (5.62%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 74 (21.89%) Java
2 58 (17.16%) JavaScript
3 51 (15.09%) Python
4 48 (14.20%) C++
5 38 (11.24%) C
6 30 (8.88%) SQL
7 27 (7.99%) C#
8 17 (5.03%) Bash Shell
8 17 (5.03%) PHP
9 8 (2.37%) Perl
10 7 (2.07%) Embedded C
10 7 (2.07%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.07%) XAML
11 6 (1.78%) Embedded C++
11 6 (1.78%) MATLAB
11 6 (1.78%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.78%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.48%) ES6
13 4 (1.18%) Ruby
14 3 (0.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 78 (23.08%) Degree
2 24 (7.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (4.73%) CISSP
4 11 (3.25%) CISA
4 11 (3.25%) CISM
5 9 (2.66%) CCNP
5 9 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.66%) CISMP
5 9 (2.66%) CRISC
5 9 (2.66%) SANS
6 8 (2.37%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.78%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.18%) CCDA
8 4 (1.18%) CCDP
8 4 (1.18%) CCIE
8 4 (1.18%) CCNA
8 4 (1.18%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.18%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.89%) PhD
10 2 (0.59%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (4.44%) PCI DSS
3 13 (3.85%) GDPR
3 13 (3.85%) QA
4 9 (2.66%) ISO 22301
5 3 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.89%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.89%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.89%) SLA
6 2 (0.59%) COBIT
7 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (12.72%) Docker
2 14 (4.14%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.78%) Firmware
4 5 (1.48%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.18%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) Varnish
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.30%) vSphere
6 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (6.21%) Puppet
3 8 (2.37%) Ansible
4 5 (1.48%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.30%) Kibana
5 1 (0.30%) logstash
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.30%) SCCM
5 1 (0.30%) SCOM
5 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.03%) IBM
2 17 (5.03%) Sigfox
3 13 (3.85%) SAP
4 11 (3.25%) VMware
5 10 (2.96%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.66%) Oracle
7 8 (2.37%) Juniper
8 7 (2.07%) Cisco
8 7 (2.07%) hybris
9 6 (1.78%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.48%) RightScale
10 5 (1.48%) Splunk
11 4 (1.18%) Blue Coat
11 4 (1.18%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.18%) Cognizant
11 4 (1.18%) F5
11 4 (1.18%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.89%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.89%) TIBCO